Regional Organizing Manager (1)
Policy, Campaigns & Advocacy – Organizing, Engagement & Campaigns
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As a member of the Organizing and Electoral Campaigns (OEC) team, t he Regional Organizing Manager (ROM) i s a managerial role that will directly supervise up to 10 organizers i n up to 4 states. The direct responsibilities of a ROM i s to hold organizers and volunteers accountable to reaching our set goals i n membership recruitment and activation to fill shift goals for the 2020 cycle. The ROM i s also responsible for providing technical coaching, training, and strategic support virtually or on the ground to organizers daily and weekly.
The ROM will report directly to the National Membership/Coordinated Organizing Director.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Daily check-ins with organizing staff to review progress to goal, provide technical assistance, and coaching.
- Daily review of progress to goal for their region and develop strategies for holding organizers and volunteers accountable to meeting their goals.
- Developing materials, collateral, for membership recruitment and mobilization.
- Drive content development and support materials for national weekly/bi-weekly calls with organizers to hone skills.
- Create and manage digital organizing strategies with local organizers to recruit a diverse membership base in their target districts and regions.
- Report on daily/weekly progress to goal program development, and organizational progress to goal to the Organizing Director.
- Provide weekly/monthly training to organizing staff in partnership with the training director and digital Organizing Director.
REQUIREMENTS / TECHNICAL EXPERTISE
- At least once cycle of electoral campaign management experience (organizer management of volunteer leaders at a high level is acceptable).
- At least one year of organizing experience on a campaign (issue, policy, or electoral).
- Knowledge of the most basic functions of VAN (ie. build a list, cut turf, create a phone bank).
- Knowledge of the most basic functions of Hustle and Mobilize America.
- Knowledge of diverse groups, working with a multicultural workforce, and commitment to racial equity is essential.
- This position will need to respond to the needs of a fast-paced operation.
PERSONAL QUALITIES /OTHER ATTRIBUTES
- Willingness to learn and try new things.
- Ability to hold organizing staff accountable to goals.
- Natural trainer and coach for organizing staff (eg. provides direction not the answers).
- Loves coaching and providing technical support for new organizing staff.
- Understands how to connect program goals to short and long term power building (ie. membership program as a tool to build volunteer capacity for state legislative fights, long term infrastructure, Title X, and electoral coordinated program opportunities).
- Gets excited about spreadsheets and numbers that demonstrate progress to goal.
- Willingness to jump in and show organizer how to do the work, not just tell.
- Ability to travel a couple times a month beginning as early as March 2020
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